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Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami, Part 2 Article
Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami, Part 2   8 Feb, 2017

The rental software licensing model has benefits, but in order to make wise decisions for your company, you must also learn about its potential problems.More>>

Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In Article
Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In   19 Jan, 2017

The newly released XTract3D toolbar helps SOLIDWORKS users create parametric CAD models from 3D scan data — for less than $3,000 a seat.More>>

Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami Article
Surf the Software Licensing Tsunami   18 Jan, 2017

CAD Manager Column: The move from perpetual to rental licensing is well under way — evaluate your needs and strategies now so you don’t get swamped.More>>

AMD Embraces Streaming and VR in Its “Biggest Ever” Graphics Software Update Article
AMD Embraces Streaming, VR in Its “Biggest Ever” Graphics Software Update    9 Dec, 2016

Radeon Pro Software Crimson ReLive Edition is designed to help developers and professional users create and share vivid visual experiences. More>>

Autodesk University 2016, Part 1: Tomorrow's Design Reality is Already Here Article
Autodesk University 2016, Part 1: Tomorrow's Design Reality Is Already Here   8 Dec, 2016

Event Report: At its annual user conference, the company details how “futuristic” technologies such as machine learning, generative design, and virtual reality are becoming integral to the CAD workflow. More>>

When You’re a CAD Manager and You Don’t Even Know It Sponsored
When You're a CAD Manager and You Don't Even Know It   7 Dec, 2016

Even though CAD management isn't listed in your job description, it might still be your responsibility. These tips can help you juggle your official duties and your CAD management tasks effectively.More>>

Microsoft Expands Touchscreen Horizons with Surface Studio Workstation Article
Microsoft Expands Touchscreen Horizons with Surface Studio   5 Nov, 2016

For professionals who like to get hands-on with their designs, this 28” all-in-one computer provides lots of space for sketching, modeling, and more.More>>

AutoCAD Gets First Update of the Post-Perpetual Era Article
AutoCAD Gets First Update of the Post-Perpetual Era   13 Oct, 2016

Autodesk claims that smaller, more frequent updates to its software will reduce training time and improve the user experience.More>>

Bentley Systems Pursues Autodesk Customers with License Trade-In Offer Article
Bentley Systems Pursues Autodesk Customers with License Trade-In Offer   29 Sep, 2016

To entice CAD users who prefer perpetual licenses, the infrastructure solutions provider touts promotion that lowers the costs of conversion — and draws ire from Autodesk in the process. More>>

Configure AutoCAD Electrical 2017 Databases for Use with Microsoft SQL Article
Configure AutoCAD Electrical 2017 Databases for Use with Microsoft SQL   15 Sep, 2016

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Follow these simple steps for quick configuration.More>>


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